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February 13
Engaging Future Philanthropic Leaders: An Innovative Model from WRAG and UMD
A blog post by Ginger Elsea, associate director, Arabella Advisors, on the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers's Philanthropy Fellows Program—an innovative partnership with the University of Maryland's Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership that provides WRAG's member organizations with an internship pipeline of students studying philanthropy.
February 12
UMD's Don Kettl: Rules for Obama's State of the Union
Donald F. Kettl, dean of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy, gives his input on five things President Obama has to do—and five things he must avoid-during his State of the Union speech.
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February 12
Statement from UMD President Wallace Loh
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh issues official statement.
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February 12
UMD Time Reversal Findings May Open Doors to the Future
Using a time-reversal technique, researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered how to transmit power, sound or images to a nonlinear object without knowing the object's exact location and without affecting objects around it. Their work, "Nonlinear Time Reversal in a Wave Chaotic System," was published in the Feb. 7 issue of the Physical Review Letters journal.
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February 12
UMD-Smith Professor Facilitates, Recounts Davos Summit Discussion on Innovation
Among other global leaders invited to the 2013 World Economic Forum themed "resilient dynamism" was University of Maryland business professor Anil Gupta, who participated in the summit's mission to "catalyze and facilitate global, regional and industry transformation."
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February 11
UMD Selected as Host Site for National Digital Stewardship Residency
The University of Maryland has been selected by the Library of Congress to serve as an elite training ground in a new residency program for professionals who work with digital collections.
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February 11
New UMD-VCU Regional News Service to Focus on Maryland, Virginia and DC
The Philip Merrill College of Journalism's Capital News Service at the University of Maryland and Virginia Commonwealth University's Capital News Service are creating a collaborative, regional news service bringing together several dozen reporters across multiple platforms in bureaus in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
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February 11
University of Maryland Hits $1 Billion Fundraising Goal
The University of Maryland successfully raised $1 billion in its recently concluded Great Expectations fundraising campaign.
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February 8
Maryland Named Top 25 Peace Corps Recruiter
The University of Maryland has been ranked 24th in the Peace Corps' annual list of the 25 top volunteer-producing colleges in the large school category—with 53 undergraduate alumni currently serving as volunteers overseas.  Since the Peace Corps' inception, 1,144 UMD alumni have served, making it the 27th highest volunteer-producing university of all time.
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February 8
University of Maryland joins Library Publishing Coalition
The University of Maryland, in collaboration with more than 50 other academic libraries and the Educopia Institute, has joined a two-year project (2013-2014) to create the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC).
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February 7
UMD and ManTech Announce Partnership for Advanced Cybersecurity Research
The University of Maryland and ManTech International Corporation (ManTech) today announced a two-year partnership to pursue advanced research in cybersecurity, including systems engineering and full spectrum computer network operations.
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February 7
UMD Named 2013 Best Value College by Princeton Review
The University of Maryland has been named a Best Value College for 2013 by the Princeton Review.  The list, recognizing 75 public and 75 private colleges, ranks selected schools based on a wide range of criteria—from academics to cost of attendance to financial aid.
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February 7
UMD's Driskell Center Receives $2.2 Million Art Collector Bequest
The University of Maryland's David C. Driskell Center for the Study of the Visual Arts and Culture of African Americans and the African Diaspora (Driskell Center) announced today a bequest of more than 225 collected artworks valued at more than $2.2 million from the estate of the late Sandra Anderson Baccus and her husband, Lloyd T. Baccus, M.D.
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February 6
Documentary by UMD Professor Emeritus to Premiere on Maryland Public Television
For 25 years, students from the University of Maryland have gone to England to assist with the restoration of Kiplin Hall, a 17th century manor house known as the birthplace of Maryland. A new documentary—Kiplin Hall: Birthplace of Maryland—by UMD professor emeritus David Fogle will premiere on Maryland Public Television on Feb. 7, 2013.
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February 6
A Black History Month Interview with Archivist Anne Turkos
Archivist Anne Turkos looks at the history and impact African Americans have had on the University of Maryland campus.
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